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Tropical Storm Ernesto is coming, get ready for some really heavy rain

Bands of rain will sweep across the country as the remnants of ex-tropical storm Ernesto batter parts of Britain . We were pretty sure the good weather was...


China unveils vehicle to explore moons far side

Its length is 1.5 meters, width 1 meter and a height of 1.1 meters. The mission, named Chang'e 4 , follows in the footsteps of its predecessor (you guessed i...


Storm Ernesto is heading our way with torrential rain this weekend

Northern England, parts or Ireland and southern Scotland are all most likely to feel the brunt of the heavy storm. Chances for development will wane over the ...


SpaceX on track to send astronauts into orbit

The Capsule must be safely carried in case something goes wrong with the Falcon 9 rocket - again, the test will not have astronauts on board. The Crew Dragon...


Extreme Hot Weather More Likely In Next Four Years, Scientists Say

The prediction comes as a severe and prolonged heatwave sweeps the northern hemisphere. It takes into account external forces affecting global mean surface te...


Sussex weather and your chance of seeing the Perseid meteor shower

And that debris trail is what the earth passes through which gives us a stunning show every single year. "But a meteor shower such as the Perseids all seem to e...


Manned space mission by 2022: PM Modi during Independence Day speech

Before undertaking the launch, we will have two unmanned missions. This human space flight venture, he said, would take the country's science and technology fie...


NASA Launches Probe to Go Deep into Sun's Scorching Atmosphere

The mission will provide critical research data regarding essential solar mysteries. This solar probe, named after solar physicist Dr. Eugene Parker , is suppo...


State Of Emergency Declared In Red Tide-Devastated Areas Of Florida

Red tide, a common term used for a harmful algae bloom, is a naturally-occurring microscopic algae. "I am also directing a further $900,000 in grants for Lee ...


What is a subtropical storm vs. a tropical storm?

With five named storms so far in 2018, forecasters are still calling for four to eight more before the end of hurricane season. Like a tropical storm is has a c...


India to launch its first manned space mission by 2022

Alleging that the previous governments had allowed a climate of corruption to thrive, he said his government had eliminated power brokers from Delhi and plugged...


NASA successfully launched Parker Solar Probe

Additionally, the third stage includes the STAR 49BV solid rocket motor, which is created to place the spacecraft into its final trajectory. Parker is requi...


Lift-Off! NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe To 'Touch The Sun'

It will be flying at speeds of 430,000 miles per hour and endure temperatures of 1,300 degrees Celsius, moving as close as within 6.16 million km of the sun's b...


It's meteor madness this weekend

We're talking the Perseid meteor shower, which is visible every year when Earth passes through the trail of debris left by the Swift-Tuttle Comet. Reaching it...


On the beach in Australia found giant teeth of ancient sharks

Even more exciting, the teeth are still largely intact, despite being 25 million years old. Fitzgerald said he was first contacted by Mullaly previous year ab...


NASA blasts off historic probe to 'touch sun'

NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever sent before. The mission will last 6 years and 11 months, and i...


Parker Solar Probe launch delayed until Sunday

The launch time is 3:31 a.m. EDT. Its mission is to help scientists unlock the mysteries of the sun's atmosphere and answer questions like why its corona, the...


Meteor Shower August 2018: Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight

Well, that's because the 2018 edition of this celestial show is going to be extra, extra, extra cool and awesome. Unlike most meteor showers, the Perseids hav...


Partial solar eclipse set to happen on August 11

In fact, parts of Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec (along the lower north shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence) will get a brief glimpse of a tiny "dent" out o...


Stargazing conditions prime for meteor shower

This year will also be great for viewing because the moon's current phase is near new moon and won't flood the night sky with moonlight. Scientists also say t...